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Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park

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Address: Frank Sound Road | North Side, Grand Cayman, KY1 1701, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: +1 345-947-9462
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Home to orchids (in bloom late May through June) and elusive iguanas as...

Home to orchids (in bloom late May through June) and elusive iguanas as well as parrots and other birds.

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The gardens are located a distance from the popular areas of Seven mile beach and Georgetown although the ride taxi did give you an opportunity to see more of the island. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Guilford Ct
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A small but beautifully maintained botanical garden, with a nice shop at the entrance. Unfortunately orchids were not blossoming because of bad timing from our side. We saw snakes and salamanders and iguanas. The lake area is especially nice, just sit down and relax and admire the variety of palm trees.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ths is a historic place to visit. There are so many awesome photos you can take! The gazebo is nice. It is a great place to learn about the Cayman Islands!

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are located a distance from the popular areas of Seven mile beach and Georgetown although the ride taxi did give you an opportunity to see more of the island. The gardens are beautiful and well kept although the some of it was under construction and unavailable to the public. We did not see the blue iguanas although we... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only place in the world to see the Blue Iguana. Wonderful souvenier shop with ice cream treats to cool off with.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

QE II Botanic Gardens was a stop on our tour. We had a short time (30 min) so our Webster's Tour guide took us through...not sure if that's usual. Nice gardens, but the banana orchids (?) were not blooming. Missed seeing a blue iguana scurrying around, but did see one in captivity. Highly recommend bug spray. Best to go when... More 

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Scappoose, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are going for the famed Cayman Blue Iguanas, you're going to be disappointed. Due to their dwindling populations, these beauties are being kept in captivity. You can pay extra for a special tour - which is only offered daily at 11 a.m. - to see these fantastic creatures. Unfortunately, this wasn't communicated to us until AFTER we paid.... More 

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Elkridge, Maryland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife wanted to make sure we stopped here, it was a major disappointment. I can only hope that we were there at the wrong time of year and in the spring/summer you would have a better experience. There weren't any flowers or anything this time of year to see or smell. Walked to whole park and took about an... More 

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Indio, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were not. This is not a zoo as the wildlife (iguanas, snakes, birds, etc) roam free. According to the staff, they are very effective at hiding. That is why we booked the Blue Iguana Tour with guide the next day to see the wildlife. The gardens are beautiful and the hike just the right distance on a hot and... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here after hiking the Mastic trail. It was lovely, trees and plants well marked with plaques telling interesting facts. Saw lots of the national bird, the Cayman Island parrot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful grounds..just make sure you use bug repellent , walking tour through a forested area...wear comfortable shoes

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